Risk and Return on Investment Tool for Flood Mitigation (Previously Recorded)

Online anytime!
Estimated time requirement: 1 hour
Instructors: Amna Tariq and Sakshi Saini

Course Description

The Risk and Return on Investment Tool (RROIT) is intended to help municipalities and conservation authorities identify areas of high risk and make cost-effective decisions for flood risk mitigation. The tool can assess economic and social impacts of riverine flooding, as well as urban overland flooding, storm sewer back-up, sanitary sewer back-up, and stream erosion. The Tool performs a financial assessment of management options to help users optimize their investment. The webinar will provide attendees with an overview of the Tool, including demonstration of input requirements and types of outputs generated by the Tool through a case study. Attendees will learn about the Tool’s functionality and assess application within their jurisdiction.

Who should attend?

Municipal and conservation authority staff and consultants

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn how the Risk and Return on Investment Tool can help you meet federal government requirements such as Disaster Mitigation Action Fund or Climate Lens requirements, National Disaster Mitigation Program Flood Mitigation Planning stream, and provincial requirements such as the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe
2. Review and understand sample results from a Case Study application in Mississauga
3. Learn about the requirements for using the Risk and Return on Investment Tool, and whether you are eligible for a case study application


Additional information:

IECALandscape Ontario, and AORS members are eligible for discounts. Please contact us at STEP@trca.ca to receive your discount code. Please include membership number.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at STEP@trca.ca
TRCA HST Registration number is 10808 8584 RT001